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T62.1 MAENAD NYMPH

Maenad Nymph | Attic red figure vase painting
DETAILS
Museum Collection Staatliche Antikensammlungen, Munich
Catalogue No. Munich J408
Beazley Archive No. 201659
Ware Attic Red Figure
Shape Amphora, Pointed
Painter Attributed to the Kleophrades Painter
Date ca 500 - 490 B.C.
Period Late Archaic

DESCRIPTION

Detail of a Maenad-nymph from a painting depicting the train of the god Dionysus. She wears a deer-skin cape and holds a thyrsus (pine-cone tipped staff) in one hand and a live serpent in the other.

ARTICLES

Nymphs, Dionysus